Admission Requirements

Priority Application Deadline: Fall-April 1, Spring- November 1
Standard Application Deadline: Fall-August 1, Spring-December 1

  1. Application for admission with a $45 non-refundable application fee
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or evaluated equivalency
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 for unconditional admission, 2.75 for conditional admission. Applicants with a GPA below 2.75 may be considered for admission
  4. Official sealed transcripts from all colleges and universities attended sent: attention Graduate Admissions
  5. Two recommendations. It is preferred that at least one recommendation be from a professor or instructor. Family and friends may not complete recommendations.
  6. Comprehensive essay of at least 300 words to include:
    • Purpose for entering the program
    • Experiences that have directed your interest in applied mathematics
    • Application of mathematics that excite you
    • Reasons for choosing to study at CBU
      Essay can be sent to
  7. Successful interview with the Director of the Applied Mathematics Program
  8. An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a recent test score from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)